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CREATE THE MySQL DATABASE
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This step is only necessary if you don't already have a database set up (e.g.,
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by your host). In the following examples, 'username' is an example MySQL user
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which has the CREATE and GRANT privileges. Use the appropriate user name for
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your system.
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First, you must create a new database for your Drupal site (here, 'databasename'
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is the name of the new database):
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  mysqladmin -u username -p create databasename
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MySQL will prompt for the 'username' database password and then create the
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initial database files. Next you must log in and set the access database rights:
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  mysql -u username -p
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Again, you will be asked for the 'username' database password. At the MySQL
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prompt, enter the following command:
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  GRANT SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, CREATE, DROP, INDEX, ALTER,
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  CREATE TEMPORARY TABLES ON databasename.*
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  TO 'username'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'password';
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where:
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 'databasename' is the name of your database
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 'username' is the username of your MySQL account
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 'localhost' is the web server host where Drupal is installed
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 'password' is the password required for that username
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Note: Unless the database user/host combination for your Drupal installation
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has all of the privileges listed above (except possibly CREATE TEMPORARY TABLES,
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which is currently only used by Drupal core automated tests and some
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contributed modules), you will not be able to install or run Drupal.
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If successful, MySQL will reply with:
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  Query OK, 0 rows affected
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If the InnoDB storage engine is available, it will be used for all database
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tables. InnoDB provides features over MyISAM such as transaction support,
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row-level locks, and consistent non-locking reads.